Large round headed deciduous tree well known as the Canadian emblem. Grows at moderate to rapid pace. Dark green leaves that turn red in autumn. Bare branches are covered in tiny red flowers in spring.
Considered a medium texture tree, the red maple tree is pyramidal shape when young. The structure when young is ascending branches with an irregular rounded crown. Later when the tree matures it will attain a larger more rounded crown.
Suited to deep fertile soils. It grows best in full sun to partial shade
Plant into cultivated soils and keep well mulched
Ideas for Use
Excellent feature tree with bold autumn foliage colour.